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Neuroscience Institute

Neuroscience Colloquium Series

The MUSC Department of Neuroscience offers monthly Colloquium seminars featuring nationally and internationally recognized leaders in the field of Neuroscience Research. 

Fall 2014 / Spring 2015 Schedule

  • October 10, 2014 - May 22, 2015
  • Held monthly on Fridays from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM in Basic Science 402 (unless otherwise indicated)




Seminar Title 


October 10, 2014




December 5, 2014


Mark Laubach, PhD

Associate Fellow, John B. Pierce Laboratory

Associate Professor of Neurobiology

Yale School of Medicine


Elena Vazey, PhD

Post-Doctoral Scholar

January 16, 2015

Marina Wolf, PhD

Professor and Chair

Department of Neuroscience

Chicago Medical School

‘Synaptic mechanisms maintaining persistent cocaine craving’

Antonieta Lavin, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience

April 24, 2015

Jeremy Seamans, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

University of British Columbia


Judson Chandler, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience

May 22. 2015

Bob Vassar, PhD

Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology

Northwestern University Institute of Neuroscience


Kumar Sambamurti, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience

May 29, 2015

Piccolo Spoleto Speaker

Susan Amara, PhD

Scientific Director

Division of Intramural Research Programs

National Institute of Mental Health


Art Riegel, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience


Contact Information

Administrative Assistant:

Chair of the Colloquium Series:

Kristen Young, or 2-3517Dr. DeAnna Adkins,

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